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Thomas M. Roche

Died: Sunday, December 02, 2012
Age: 80
Thomas M. Roche, 80, Fontana, formerly of the Chicago area, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at his home.

He was the son of the late James and Margaret (Morley) Roche; loving husband of the late Joyce Ann Kappel Roche; dear father of Linn Roche; Chicago, the late Thomas Michael Roche Jr., John (Jack) Roche, Chicago, Sharon (Thomas) Bahr, Coon Valley, and Karen (Brad) Hauser, Westby; grandfather of Megan (Bryan) DeMaster, Ryan (Mehgan) Bahr, Morley, Macala and Carley Roche; Mathew (Joleen) Hauser, Ashlee (Jeremy) Geier, Benjamin and Elizabeth Hauser; great-grandfather of Aubrey and Katelyn DeMaster, Brooklyn Bahr, Landon and Kaylee Hauser and Madison Geier; brother of James (Marie) Roche, Mary (late Richard) Barth and Bernard (Kathy) Roach.

Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Fontana. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Toynton’s Walworth Funeral Home.

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